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KILLING CAROLINE, THE NEXT AMERICAN ROCK BAND Killing Caroline Showcases For Key Music & Media Decision Makers From Around The World in Los Angeles
DALLAS, TX -- Make no mistake, THE new rock band from Texas is sure to satisfy those that are waiting for the next American rock band. Killing Caroline's 4 song preview CD highlights influences that range from old school rockers like Guns N' Roses, Aerosmith, Twisted Sister and Motley Crue, to the fresh new blood of rock bands like Blue October, Buckcherry, Hinder, 30 Seconds to Mars & Breaking Benjamin. Packed with solid hooks, memorable melodies & stomping beats, this new independent rock band is focused, driven and worthy of your attention.
Killing Caroline is Jason Wheelington (vocals), John Gomez (drums), Rob Sanders (guitar) and Justin Burns (bass). While the band name may be new, Killing Caroline's members have spent years in the trenches individually, and have achieved major-market radio airplay, played top-tier music festivals, packed local venues and supported major artists like Evanescence, Seether, Crossfade, Breaking Benjamin, Vince Neil, Sum 41, Chevelle, Jimmy Eat World, Papa Roach, The Exies, Three Days Grace, Finger Eleven, Billy Idol, Hoobastank, Bowling For Soup, Live, Drowning Pool, Saliva, The Toadies and many, many more. Collectively, Killing Caroline plans to go even farther.
In a very short time, Killing Caroline has made it's way onto the Industry radar recently signing with veteran manager Tommy Quon (Vanilla Ice - Capital; Blessid Union of Souls - EMI; Marcos Hernandez - TVT & Forever the Sickest Kids - Universal). Tommy was personally responsible for the 17 million records sold that launched the career of Vanilla Ice in the early 90s, as well as other acts on his Dallas based Ultrax Records Label and TQ Management.
Killing Caroline has also caught the ear of Mega producer/Grammy winner Kevin Beamish and is slated to record 4 new songs with Beamish in Nashville this June. Beamish has Produced/Engineered/Mixed over 80 Million record sales worldwide, from Heavy Metal/Country/R&B. Some Artists he has produced include Reo Speedwagon, Saxon, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Kenny Chesney to name a few...over 40 Number 1 and Top 5 singles in America in the last 12 years. Beamish was also presented in September 2006 with a prestigious 25 million album sales award for Americas' hottest country act, Kenny Chesney.
As a result, Killing Caroline has been invited to play at the Viper Room in Los Angeles on May 2nd for key music and media decision makers from more than three dozen countries on five continents, as part of a post Musexpo label showcase hosted by Sat Bisla (Founder of A&R Worldwide/MUSEXPO) www.anrworldwide.com
. In addition, good friend Eddie Ojeda, and lead guitarist for famed 80's band Twisted Sister (also championing the band), will be performing with Killing Caroline at the Viper Room as a special guest appearance.
Killing Caroline has also solidified several corporate sponsorship deals and endorsements with Dickies, Elixir Strings, Factory Metal Percussion and Ourstage.com.
Furthermore, Ourstage.com has agreed to help Killing Caroline finance their next tour and will pay Killing Caroline $2 for every fan who registers for Free at http://www.ourstage.com/go/killingcaroline
. Registering takes less than a minute, and it doesn't cost the fans anything. For their time, Killing Caroline is offering their single "Meridian" as a Free Promotional Download in return. Look for "Meridian" to impact radio in over 60 markets nationwide on April 28th.